Friday, 11 May 2012

Lush: No Drought Dry Shampoo

Hello again girlies!
So this post is a bit more positive than my last! I think I've found a new holy grail product! I have been an avid dry shampoo user for a good few years now. Because my hair is dry and damaged I like to wash it as infrequently as I can get away with (usually every 2-3 days) to try and keep the damage at bay so since discovering dry shampoo it has been my bestie mate as I'm not a fan of the slick and greasy look!

I've tried a few of the dry shampoos on the market - Batiste, Superdrug, Boots but hands down this one is the winner. None of the others I have tried even come close.
Smell: 
No Drought has a beautiful citrus-y, fresh, clean fragrance that reminds me of sipping on cloudy lemonade in the summer, described by Lush as 'grapefruit and lime scented'. When I first watched/read reviews on this and heard that was the smell I was expecting toilet cleaner but defo not! It also doesn't have the artificially sweet smell of Batiste or the metallic smell of Superdrug's.

White residue:
This was another thing I was a little apprehensive about before I tried this. Since dying my hair dark I have used the dry shampoo specifically formulated for dark hair but as Lush doesn't make one of those I was a little worried this one would give me white roots. It really doesn't though! I tip a small amount into my hand, rub them together, tip my head upside down and apply all over, ensuring I've rubbed it in thoroughly. I then brush my hair through to make sure I've removed any excess and this method has never given me a white root problem!

Price:
At £6.50 it is a little more expensive than the others I have tried which range from about £2-£4. Having said that, this bottle will last ages because you only need the tiniest amount, a little goes a long way and because it isn't an aerosol it is easier to measure how much you are using.

So does it work?
Yes yes yes! I can confidently say it is the best dry shampoo I have used. It keeps my hair not only looking and smelling fresh between washes but it also feels fresh which I often find others don't do. I hate the sticky residue-y feeling the other ones I previously mentioned leave in my hair!

I picked mine up in my local Lush store but it is also available here.



What is your fave dry shampoo? Hope you're all having lovely days! Thanks for reading! xx

4 comments:

  1. Ohh I want to try this now!! I was hesitant when I first seen this as I have dark hair and the fact you shake it on I assumed it would be really messy! I am the same as you and rely heavily on dry shampoos but have love/hate relationship with them. I am currently using the Tresemme one and am finding it ok but it makes my hair appear quite dull and the Batiste one makes my scalp really itchy! So I am def going to try this xxx Great post xxx

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  2. Oh i've been dying to try this one!! I picked up superdrug's own so when I run out I am buying this baby!

    Thanks for the review!

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    xx

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  3. Will have to try this one, had been a little put off because of the design i.e. no spraying but looks good :) currently using asda's own mainly because it seemed to work as well as Batiste but was cheaper lol.

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  4. Ive been wanting to try this for ages! Ive heard people on youtube saying its really good but ive never read a full review on it - will definately be trying this now - sounds amazing and you get quite a lot of product for the price xx

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